Dakota County Clerk
Employer / Organization
Nov 08, 2022
Dec 01, 2021 - Sep 01, 2022
The clerk is the custodian of the county's records, including legislative history, vital records (such as marriage and birth certificates), and other official documents. The clerk often compiles and processes these records as well as filing them, and may officiate marriage ceremonies and swearings into office. In some counties, the clerk may administer local elections.
Application GuidelinesIf you would like to be included on the ballot for county office, follow these three steps. 1) Contact the county clerk or election commissioner. This office can provide information about the availability of filing papers and answer questions regarding nominating petitions and other ballot procedures. 2) Arrange to pick up required paperwork. 3) Return your completed paperwork within the designated filing window. The September deadline is for general election candidates who file by petition. Non-incumbent primary candidates must file by March 1.
Submit application to:
Dakota County Clerk, 1601 Broadway St., Dakota City, NE, 68731, US